OSHA requires slip, trip and fall hazards to be quickly identified and addressed and for employers to conduct regular and periodic inspections and maintenance.
As safety professionals, we must remember the magic numbers and remind employees of them to save lives.
Multiple jobsite requirements must be considered when protecting workers’ hands.
I don’t know about you, but what stimulates my ideas comes from myriad places—from my own experiences, the actions I took that worked to a degree and those I wished I could “do over.”
Maintenance is crucial to ensure that the devices are working as expected when workers pick them up at the beginning of each shift.
Despite the risk of irreversible damage to health, one-third of noise-exposed workers report not wearing hearing protection.
Reyes Landscaping Inc., TRD Contracting LLC faces $75k in penalties.
What medical professionals and scientists know about the Omicron variant is now shared with the public.
Permit required confined spaces can be hiding potentially deadly hazards. That's why you need to ensure that the right rescue team is standing by.
NSC estimates reveal this year’s holiday period may see the most traffic related fatalities since 2007.
OSHA has recently halted enforcement of their latest Emergency Temporary Standard to protect workers against Covid-19. Find out why and what you should be doing to prepare if OSHA gets the green light in our conversation with Tyson Horrocks, Of Counsel at Holland & Hart.
Federal lawsuit alleges Peterbilt Motor Co. in Denton violated whistleblower protections.
Across all industries, different mechanical components and materials need to undergo rigorous testing to ensure they won’t fail when being used. If they do, further developments need to be made to ensure the next round is successful.
The U.S. DOL’s OSHA, Illinois On-Site Safety and Health Consultation Program, Lakeside Alliance and key participants have signed a strategic partnership to prevent serious hazards and enhance workplace safety and health practices.
Healthcare workers have taken on a lot in the past year and a half. In this episode, Editor Sydny Shepard sits down with Dentec Safety's Claudio Dente to discuss how the pandemic led to a creation of superior respiratory protection.
The future of the Emergency Temporary Standard remains uncertain.
Program managers and risk managers know the benefits of applying risk management to projects. Developing effective risk management plans helps companies avoid high-risk issues and preventing financial and time losses.
Marc Jones Construction LLC put workers at risk in Texas in 2020 and 2021.
Exposure to cold can result in severe injuries or even death. Listen in as Editor Sydny Shepard discusses the most prevalent risks associated with winter weather and what you can do to stay healthy.
States unite saying rights are being revoked.
A recent poll finds that 27 percent of parents planned to get their kids vaccinated right when the release was announced.
Statistics show a one year increase of 3.75 percent in fatal worker electrocutions in 2019.
Kaman Air Vehicles faces $308k in Penalties for violations.
Great partnerships yield great results. In this episode, Fastenal's Evan Hardin and Ergodyne's Tom Votel explain how a trusted distributor/manufacturer partnership led to an end user solution that will, and has, helped thousands of workers.
OSHA finds a lack of energy control procedures, inadequate machine guarding, workers exposed to occupational noise and respirable crystalline silica.
The highly anticipated Emergency Temporary Standard to protect workers from Covid-19 has been published. In this episode, Editor Sydny Shepard interviews Ashley Brightwell, partner in Alston & Bird’s Labor & Employment Group, about what employers should know about the new ETS.